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June 28 Set For Public Hearing On $72.9 Million Federal Social Services Block Grant PDF Print E-mail
Federal Government
By Administrator   
Thursday, 21 June 2018 10:11
Public comment is sought on the proposed Social Services Block Grant Plan, which outlines how $72.9 million in federal social services block grant funds will be spent in North Carolina in the coming state fiscal year. The public can comment at a hearing on June 28 at Raleigh’s Dorothea Dix Campus, or via mail, email and fax.
The Social Services Block Grant is the major source of federal funding for several programs, including: adoption, counseling, adult day care and foster care, protective services for adults, housing and residential treatment. Other uses may include child care for child welfare cases, community-based services for elderly and disabled adults, mental health services, transportation and other human services programs.
The General Assembly has approved allocation of the funds for state fiscal year 2018-19.
The public hearing will be held Thursday, June 28, from noon-1 p.m. at the Division of Social Services, 820 S. Boylan Ave., McBryde Building, 1st Floor Conference Room 151, Dorothea Dix Campus, Raleigh, NC. The written plan will be available June 16-28 at the following locations: 
All 100 county departments of social services
Online on the Division of Social Services' website
Division of Social Services, McBryde Building, Dorothea Dix Campus, 820 S. Boylan Ave., Raleigh, NC, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday
Comments on the report must be submitted in writing no later than June 28 by one of the following methods: 
Mail, postmarked no later than June 28, to:
          RE: SSBG Plan Comments
          Wayne Black
          Director, Division of Social Services
          2420 Mail Service Center
          Raleigh, NC 27699-2420 
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Fax: (919) 334-1052
Mailing any agency that displays the plan
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